March 15, 2017 RSS feed / World News

How a single mom revolutionized Moldova’s Jewish community

BERSHAD, Ukraine—Olga Levus didn’t set out to revolutionize the Jewish community of her native Moldova when she opened its first-ever support group for single mothers. More...

With few safeguards, Jewish cemeteries make easy targets for vandals

NEW YORK—Sometime between the afternoon of Friday, Feb. 17, and the following Monday morning, vandals damaged 170 gravestones at the Chesed Shel Emeth Jewish cemetery outside St. Louis. More...

New book designed for Jews with dementia & Alzheimer’s

NEW YORK—The book is large and fits comfortably on a lap. The color photographs nearly fill each page. More...